Fast Five Quiz: Helicobacter pylori–Associated Gastritis

Steven F. Moss, MD


January 25, 2022

MALT lymphoma occurs in less than 1% of patients infected with H pylori. Nearly all of these patients are H pylori positive. Depending on the extent of gastric atrophy, the lifetime risk of developing gastric cancer in H pylori–infected people is 1%-2% in the western world.

Learn more about treatment options for H pylori infection.


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